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Britain / 14-09-2017

Couple who punched Jewish wedding guests and whipped them with dog leash walk free with £40 compensation to victims

Couple who punched Jewish wedding guests and whipped them with dog leash walk free with £40 compensation to victims

A couple who viciously attacked Jewish wedding guests, punching them and whipping them with a dog leash whilst shouting antisemitic abuse, have walked free. Thames Magistrates’ Court handed Ineta Winiarski and Kasimiersz Winiarski a suspended 12-week ...

United States / 14-09-2017

Teen arrested for antisemitic graffiti on assistant AG’s family home

Teen arrested for antisemitic graffiti on assistant AG’s family home

Cops on Wednesday arrested a teen who allegedly spray-painted an antisemitic slur on the Bronx home of the family of an assistant state attorney general.    Lewis Jared, 16, was busted on charges of ...

United States / 12-09-2017

Responding to hate

Responding to hate

Two nation’s leading civil rights/human relations organizations, the Southern Law Poverty Center and the Anti-Defamation League have released resources to address and respond to hate, bigotry, racism and antisemitism.  Recent events in Charlottesville, VA, and the spike in incidents ...

Britain / 12-09-2017

Chelsea fans face bans over antisemitic Alvaro Morata chant

Chelsea fans face bans over antisemitic Alvaro Morata chant

Chelsea have vowed to take "the strongest possible action" against fans found singing an antisemitic chant.  The club condemned the song about Alvaro Morata by their fans during Saturday's 2-1 win over Leicester City.  Chelsea head of communications ...

Sweden / 12-09-2017

Swedish Jews to appeal neo-Nazi march near synagogue

Swedish Jews to appeal neo-Nazi march near synagogue

Sweden's main organization for Jews is appealing a police decision to grant the openly racist neo-Nazi group the Nordic Resistance Movement (NRM) permission to stage a march near a synagogue in Gothenburg on ...

United States / 07-09-2017

ADL offers college guide to combat antisemites

ADL offers college guide to combat antisemites

As college students are returning to a new academic school year, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has released a new, multi-platform resource to equip them with essential information and tools to deal with antisemitism ...

Britain / 07-09-2017

Man who shouted he’d ‘kill you fucking Jews’ guilty of antisemitic abuse

A man from Ipswich has been found guilty of religiously-aggravated harassment and fined £300 after reportedly shouting: “I’m going to kill you fucking Jews.”  Richard Gary Reed pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrate’s Court late ...

United States / 07-09-2017

Masked teen behind antisemitic graffiti at school

Masked teen behind antisemitic graffiti at school

Police released images Wednesday of a young woman they suspect spray-painted swastikas and antisemitic messages on the walls, doors and windows of a Syosset High School in Long Island last month.   The new surveillance ...

South Africa / 07-09-2017

SAJBD takes BLF leader Andile Mnxgitama to Equality Court over antisemitic remarks

SAJBD takes BLF leader Andile Mnxgitama to Equality Court over antisemitic remarks

The South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) on Monday launched a case against the leader of Black First Land First (BLF)‚ Andile Mnxgitama‚ in the Equality Court for antisemitic remarks he ...

Britain / 05-09-2017

Couple convicted after violent attack at Jewish wedding in Clapton Common

A couple launched an antisemitic attack at a Jewish wedding, a court has been told.   Ineta Winiarski, 33, and partner Kasimiersz Winiarski, 62, ‘terrified’ wedding guests outside Clapton Common Synagogue Kehal Yetev Lev ...

United States / 04-09-2017

California University puts students for justice in Palestine on probation

California University puts students for justice in Palestine on probation

The University of California, Irvine, has sanctioned its local chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine with disciplinary probation for two academic years for disrupting an event held by a pro-Israel student group ...

Germany / 30-08-2017

Ursula Haverbeck sent to prison for holocaust denial

Ursula Haverbeck sent to prison for holocaust denial

An 88-year-old woman known as the 'Nazi grandma' has been sentenced to two years in jail for denying the holocaust and inciting hatred. Holocaust denier Ursula Haverbeck was handed a two-year prison ...

Germany / 27-08-2017

Frankfurt becomes first German city to ban 'antisemitic' BDS movement

Frankfurt City Council approved a bill on Friday that would prohibit the use of municipal funds and facilities for Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions activities targeting the Jewish state.    The measure will now be sent to ...

Canada / 24-08-2017

Images released of suspects after antisemitic graffiti sprayed on Markham schools

Images released of suspects after antisemitic graffiti sprayed on Markham schools

Police in York Region are trying to identify three male suspects accused of semitic and hateful graffiti at multiple Markham schools over the weekend.  Police say similar graffiti was also found at Reesor Park ...

United States / 20-08-2017

Man who tweeted about ‘subhuman Jewish filth' gets lecture, fine and probation

Man who tweeted about ‘subhuman Jewish filth' gets lecture, fine and probation

A man who authorities say posted threatening, antisemitic messages on Twitter has been placed on probation for two years in western Michigan.  The Grand Rapids Press reports 31-year-old David Lenio of Grand Rapids learned ...

United States / 20-08-2017

Teens who vandalized Chandler menorah must meet with Holocaust survivor

Teens who vandalized Chandler menorah must meet with Holocaust survivor

Three teens pleaded guilty to criminal-damage charges this week for stealing a menorah  display out of the front yard of a Chandler home and turning it into a swastika.    A plea deal was reached ...

Britain / 20-08-2017

Solicitor who made antisemitic and anti-Zionist Facebook comments handed 12-month suspension

Solicitor who made antisemitic and anti-Zionist Facebook comments handed 12-month suspension

A law firm partner who made antisemitic and anti-Zionist posts on social media has been slapped with a 12-month suspension and £25,000 fine by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT).  Using his personal Facebook account, ...

Switzerland / 17-08-2017

Swiss government denounces antisemitism after outrage over hotel sign

The government of Switzerland denounced antisemitism in a message to Israel following outrage over a sign at a Swiss hotel stating that Jewish guests must shower before entering its pool.  Swiss foreign ministry spokesman Tilman ...

United States / 17-08-2017

Hundreds gather at vigil for Boston’s Holocaust memorial

Hundreds gather at vigil for Boston’s Holocaust memorial

Some 300 people gathered in vigil Tuesday evening at the New England Holocaust Memorial, which was vandalized Monday for the second time this summer.  The vigil was organized by IfNotNow Boston, a Jewish group ...

Switzerland / 17-08-2017

Booking.com drops Swiss hotel that featured signs singling out Jews

Booking.com drops Swiss hotel that featured signs singling out Jews

The online hotel reservation service Booking.com dropped from its website a Swiss establishment whose management put up signs singling out Jews and urging them to shower before entering the swimming pool.  The Paradise Apartments in Arosa, some 80 ...

United States / 16-08-2017

Man who urinated on a synagogue turns himself in to police

Man who urinated on a synagogue turns himself in to police

The man caught on video urinating in front of the doors of a synagogue Beth Solomon in the Somerton section of Philadelphia has turned himself on Tuesday. The suspect is identified as 23-year-old Sheidali ...

Switzerland / 16-08-2017

Hotel apologizes for antisemitic signs

Hotel apologizes for antisemitic signs

The manager of a hotel in Switzerland said she was wrong to post signs instructing “Jewish guests” to shower before entering the pool and to access the refrigerator at set times.  Ruth Thomann, who runs the ...

13-08-2017

Twitter removes antisemitic posts after activist spray-paints them on company’s German HQ

Twitter removes antisemitic posts after activist spray-paints them on company’s German HQ

Twitter has removed a handful of racist tweets and suspended several accounts after a German-Israeli satirist stenciled about 30 of them outside the company’s offices in Hamburg.    Shahak Shapira used spray-paint to write the ...

Germany / 10-08-2017

German court dismisses soldier for denying Israel’s existence

A court in Hanover in the state of Lower Saxony affirmed in June the German armed forces’ decision to discharge a soldier because of his rejection of Israel’s right to exist and support ...

Britain / 09-08-2017

Neo-Nazi Holocaust denial event in Holborn cancelled following intervention from CAA

Neo-Nazi Holocaust denial event in Holborn cancelled following intervention from CAA

A secret meeting of neo-Nazi Holocaust deniers scheduled for tomorrow evening at a community centre in Holborn in central London has been cancelled following intervention from Campaign Against Antisemitism.  The meeting was part ...

Germany / 08-08-2017

Israeli behind 'Yolocaust' plaster racist tweets all over Twitter's offices

Israeli behind 'Yolocaust' plaster racist tweets all over Twitter's offices

On the night of August 4, a terrible thing happened to a street in Hamburg, Germany. Passersby awoke the next morning to find a large section of the street, located in front ...

Switzerland / 06-08-2017

Swiss court upholds conviction over alleged Nazi salute

Swiss court upholds conviction over alleged Nazi salute

Switzerland's Supreme Court has upheld the conviction for racial discrimination of a man who posed outside a Geneva synagogue doing an alleged Nazi salute.  A text of the court's July decision, made public ...

Germany / 06-08-2017

Goethe University in Frankfurt students say BDS continues Nazi boycott

Goethe University in Frankfurt students say BDS continues Nazi boycott

The student parliament at the Goethe University in Frankfurt (AStA Uni FFM Allgemeiner Studierendenausschuss der Goethe) on Thursday condemned the BDS campaign for duplicating the Nazi-era movement’s boycotts of Jewish-owned businesses.   “The call by the BDS [Boycott, ...

United States / 03-08-2017

Man charged with setting fire to bus with Jewish symbols in Brooklyn

Man charged with setting fire to bus with Jewish symbols in Brooklyn

Jackson Joseph is under arrest on charges of setting fire to Brooklyn's so-called "Mitzvah bus".  Police say 30-year-old Jackson Joseph walked up to the school bus that is covered with Jewish symbols and ...

United States / 03-08-2017

Three teens identified in Boston-area Jewish cemetery vandalism

Police have identified three teenage boys as responsible for the toppling of headstones in a historic Jewish cemetery in Massachusetts.  One of the teens, who all live in Melrose, a city near Boston, is facing ...

Germany / 02-08-2017

First German city set to pass anti-BDS bill

Munich lawmakers declare boycott movement antisemitic.  City Council members from the two largest parties in Munich – the capital of the German state of Bavaria – submitted a bill banning municipal funding and support ...

Scotland / 01-08-2017

Myers in apology to BBC presenters after controversial column

Myers in apology to BBC presenters after controversial column

A Sunday Times columnist has apologised to Vanessa Feltz and Claudia Winkleman after suggesting they earned high salaries because they were Jewish.  Kevin Myers said he was "very, very sorry" for offending ...

Britain / 30-07-2017

Sunday Times of London fires writer and apologizes over antisemitic article

Sunday Times of London fires writer and apologizes over antisemitic article

The Sunday Times of London has fired the writer of an op-ed article denouncing the campaign by women of the British Broadcasting Corporation for equal pay after the column sparked widespread accusations ...

France / 26-07-2017

From now on, crimes of antisemitism, homophobia and racism will prevent from candidates the possibility of running for office

From now on, crimes of antisemitism, homophobia and racism will prevent from candidates the possibility of running for office

On Monday evening, the General Assembly in France has given the green light to new sanctions in cases of violation of the integrity of the candidates, while repeating the duty ...

United States / 29-07-2017

Imam apologizes for sermon attacking Jews for ‘desecrating’ Al Aqsa

Imam apologizes for sermon attacking Jews for ‘desecrating’ Al Aqsa

Saying he “let my emotions get the best of me and cloud my better judgment,” the imam of the Islamic Center of Davis apologized today for his fiery sermon last week that’s been ...

United States / 28-07-2017

Aakash Dalal, Anthony Graziano sentenced to 35 years for firebombing Jewish facilities

Aakash Dalal, Anthony Graziano sentenced to 35 years for firebombing Jewish facilities

Two Lodi men were sentenced to 35 years in state prison Friday on terrorism and other charges for a string of crimes at Jewish facilities in Bergen County where they spray painted antisemitic ...

Britain / 26-07-2017

Haringey council adopts international definition of antisemitism amid threats and heckling from “Labour party members”

Haringey Council has adopted the International Definition of Antisemitism amid threats and heckling from the public gallery. Council Leader Claire Kober, a Labour Party councillor, proposed a motion to adopt the definition, and the motion was seconded by Gail Engert ...

Austria / 26-07-2017

Palestinian gets life sentence for inciting killings of Jews

Palestinian gets life sentence for inciting killings of Jews

A Palestinian man suspected of belonging to the Islamist group Hamas has been given a life sentence in Austria for plotting a terror attack against Jews in Israel.  The 27-year-old, who was arrested ...

United States / 24-07-2017

Profane, antisemitic message leads to federal indictment

An Iowa man is charged in a federal indictment with threatening to kill a man in Omaha, Nebraska because he was Jewish and employed.  An indictment filed in federal court in Nebraska charges Justin ...

United States / 21-07-2017

45 senators support bill that makes boycotting Israel a crime

45 senators support bill that makes boycotting Israel a crime

A bill that would criminalise boycotts against Israel has been signed by 45 US senators and 237 congressman.   The so-called “Israel Anti-Boycott Act” would impose fines of up to $250,000 (£192,000) on ...

United Nations / 19-07-2017

Colorado man arrested over ‘nuke israel’ vandalism

Colorado man arrested over ‘nuke israel’ vandalism

Police have arrested a man who they say vandalized a Colorado Springs Chabad synagogue with the message “”Fight terror, Nuke Israel” last month.  William Scott Planer, a white supremacist who lives in Denver, faces misdemeanor charges.  He’s ...

Canada / 18-07-2017

Canadian police issue arrest warrant for antisemitic imam

Canadian police issue arrest warrant for antisemitic imam

Police in Montreal, Canada, have issued an arrest warrant for a Palestinian-Jordanian imam accusing him of willful promotion of hatred, following speeches that demonize Jews and use the Quran to ...

Canada / 18-07-2017

Canadian filmmaker exposes Roger Waters' antisemitic side

Canadian filmmaker exposes Roger Waters' antisemitic side

Director Ian Halperin says that he's interviewed musicians who have worked with Waters who says that the Pink Floyd bassist has been "anti-Jewish" for more than 25 years. A Canadian Jewish filmmaker who is making ...

Britain / 17-07-2017

BDS supporter Ken Loach profiting from Israel 'every year'

BDS supporter Ken Loach profiting from Israel 'every year'

Is famous British director Ken Loach, one of the most vocal supporters of the BDS movement, excluding himself from the boycott effort he so vigorously pushes on others?  Nearly all of Loach's most ...

Canada / 17-07-2017

Music platforms drop antisemitic Canadian rapper as montreal police launch hate crime investigation

Music platforms drop antisemitic Canadian rapper as montreal police launch hate crime investigation

Following complaints from a leading Jewish organization in Canada, global music distributors have begun removing songs recorded by a viciously antisemitic rapper that exhort listeners to kill Jews.    B’nai Brith Canada announced on ...

France / 17-07-2017

Macron: Anti-Zionism is a reinvented form of antisemitism

Macron: Anti-Zionism is a reinvented form of antisemitism

French President Emmanuel Macron delivered forceful remarks on Sunday at a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the deportation of Jews from Paris, attacking his political rival Marine Le Pen and other figures ...

United States / 16-07-2017

Neo-Nazi on the run after Montana Jewish woman sues him

Neo-Nazi on the run after Montana Jewish woman sues him

Andrew Anglin, one of America’s most notorious antisemites, is said to be on the run and in hiding in order to avoid a lawsuit filed by a Montana Jewish woman.  Tanya Gersh, a Jewish real ...

United States / 15-07-2017

Jewish groups protest Roger Waters concert in Miami

Jewish groups protest Roger Waters concert in Miami

Controversy surrounded rocker Roger Waters’ Thursday night concert at American Airlines Arena as pro-Israel protesters rallied against the Pink Floyd co-founder.  Fans at Thursday’s show were greeted by a roaming message that read ...

Greece / 12-07-2017

Four men arrested for vandalizing holocaust memorial in Kavala

Police say they have arrested four men, who used hammers to smash the marble veneer on the Holocaust memorial in Kavala three months ago. All four men are Greek citizens, aged 40, ...

United States / 13-07-2017

Nassau official calls on county to cancel Roger Waters concert

Nassau official calls on county to cancel Roger Waters concert

A Nassau lawmaker says allowing Pink Floyd rocker Roger Waters to perform at the Nassau Coliseum would be in violation of a local law that takes a stand against Israeli discrimination.    Legislator Howard ...

Britain / 13-07-2017

Theresa May orders investigation into the abuse of MPs

Theresa May orders investigation into the abuse of MPs

Theresa May orders an investigation into the intimidation of parliamentary candidates after MPs told how they received death threats and abuse during the recent election campaign.  Theresa May today ordered an investigation into ...

United States / 12-07-2017

North Carolina lawmakers approve anti-BDS bill

North Carolina lawmakers approve anti-BDS bill

The House Bill 161 titled “Divestment from Companies That Boycott Israel” requires North Carolina state institutions to cease all contracts with companies that boycott Israeli companies and/or products made in Israel. The bill ...

United States / 10-07-2017

Friends, family gather at home to write words of love over spray-painted antisemitic graffiti

Friends, family gather at home to write words of love over spray-painted antisemitic graffiti

Earlier this week, a grotesque display of hate appeared on the Simones family's mailbox, but rather than be intimidated, they couple said they took a stance and saw an opportunity.    "Instead of just painting over ...

Poland / 10-07-2017

Polish former priest indicted for inciting hatred against Jews

Polish former priest indicted for inciting hatred against Jews

The prosecutor’s office in the western Poland city of Wroclaw issued an indictment on Sunday against former priest Jacek Międlar for “public incitement to hatred based on religious and national differences.”  He could ...

Britain / 09-07-2017

Radiohead frontman appears to curse pro-Palestinian protesters at show

Radiohead frontman appears to curse pro-Palestinian protesters at show

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke apparently flipped off pro-Palestinian protesters at a Friday concert in Glasgow, Scotland, amid a continuing campaign to pressure the band to cancel its upcoming gig in ...

Austria / 05-07-2017

Austrian Bishop resigns from NGO over antisemitism at Palestinian event

Austrian Bishop resigns from NGO over antisemitism at Palestinian event

Bishop Manfred Scheuer resigned on Monday as president of the Catholic peace organization Pax Christi in Austria because of outbreaks of antisemitism within the NGO and at a Pax Christi event with the ...

Germany / 02-07-2017

Germany passes law against online hate speech

Germany passes law against online hate speech

German lawmakers approved a bill on Friday aimed at cracking down on hate speech on social networks, which critics say could have drastic consequences for free speech online.   The measure approved is designed ...

South Africa / 02-07-2017

Cosatu's Bongani Masuku must apologise for comments directed at SA Jews

Cosatu's Bongani Masuku must apologise for comments directed at SA Jews

The South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) is standing by for an apology. This comes as the Equality Court on Thursday found that the Congress of SA Trade Unions' international relations spokesperson‚ ...

Spain / 30-06-2017

Spanish court deals another legal blow to BDS

Spanish court deals another legal blow to BDS

A Spanish court dealt yet another legal defeat to the anti-Israel BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement.  The Spanish High Court of Justice in Madrid last week upheld the decision of a lower Madrid court, ...

United States / 30-06-2017

Ohio introduces resolution against Israel boycott on college campuses

Ohio introduces resolution against Israel boycott on college campuses

The Ohio Legislature introduced a resolution against the boycott of Israel on college campuses.  The measure presented Wednesday in the General Assembly by Rep. Andy Thompson, a Republican, calls for increased ties in business, government, ...

United States / 29-06-2017

State Senate passes Holocaust education bill

State Senate passes Holocaust education bill

The state Senate passed Holocaust education legislation sponsored by state Sen. Elaine Phillips (R-C-Manhasset) on Thursday, in hopes of curtailing rises in antisemitism.    The bill, S5530, would require the State Education Commissioner to make ...

United States / 29-06-2017

Boston police arrest suspect in Holocaust memorial vandalism

Boston police arrest suspect in Holocaust memorial vandalism

Police have arrested a suspect after the New England Holocaust Memorial in Boston was vandalized overnight on Wednesday.  Police said one of the six 54-foot glass towers had a glass pane on its second ...

26-06-2017

Booking.com response to an antisemitic event in Romania

Booking.com response to an antisemitic event in Romania

Here is the response of Booking.com to the antisemitic incident at hotel in Romania.

France / 25-06-2017

French terror cell members sentenced over Jewish grocery attack

French terror cell members sentenced over Jewish grocery attack

A French court on Thursday sentenced members of a jihadist network once considered among the country's most dangerous to between one and 28 years in prison for an attack on a Jewish ...

United States / 23-06-2017

Homeless man accused of Stamford swastika incident sent to hospital

Homeless man accused of Stamford swastika incident sent to hospital

Robin Spearman, 58, a homeless man charged with a hate crime for smearing a swastika with his feces outside the Rich Forum Media Center has been sent to the hospital for a ...

United States / 20-06-2017

San Francisco State University fosters antisemitism, lawsuit alleges

San Francisco State University fosters antisemitism, lawsuit alleges

A group of Jewish students and local residents have sued San Francisco State University, saying administrators foster an antisemitic environment.    The lawsuit filed Monday accuses school officials of encouraging hostility toward Jews. It cites ...

Brazil / 15-06-2017

Indictment filed in antisemitic harassment case

Indictment filed in antisemitic harassment case

The public prosecution in Brazil received and accepted a complaint against an Italian named Fabrizio Trinchero, who made an antisemitic slur toward a Brazilian Jew named Leonardo Rabinovitch at the ...

United States / 15-06-2017

Major US academic body ratifies anti-boycott resolution

Major US academic body ratifies anti-boycott resolution

The Modern Language Association ratified a resolution opposing academic boycotts of Israel in a vote by its members, drawing praise from the Jewish state, which called it a major blow ...

Germany / 14-06-2017

Germany’s largest paper posts ‘censored’ antisemitism film online

Germany’s largest paper posts ‘censored’ antisemitism film online

The Bild paper on Tuesday posted on its website a film believed to be have been censored by the Franco-German TV outlet ARTE because it show Islamic-animated antisemitism and Jew-hatred in all walks ...

Switzerland / 14-06-2017

Swiss Parliament Vote to Bring Landmark Change to NGO Funding

The resolution passed today in the Swiss Council of States will have a dramatic effect on government funding to non-governmental organizations (NGOs). The final vote today follows three years of NGO Monitor publications and ...

Hungary / 13-06-2017

Hungary hands over to Germany wanted neo-Nazi evading prison

Hungary hands over to Germany wanted neo-Nazi evading prison

Hungarian police say they have handed over to German authorities a neo-Nazi who fled Germany to avoid a prison sentence for Holocaust denial and antisemitic incitement.  Horst Mahler was detained in the western ...

Britain / 11-06-2017

Luton councillor Aysegul Gurbuz resigns antisemitic tweets

Luton councillor Aysegul Gurbuz resigns antisemitic tweets

A Labour councillor suspended from the party over antisemitic comments on her Twitter account has resigned.  Luton councillor Aysegul Gurbuz said messages claiming Hitler was the "greatest man in history" made when she ...

United States / 11-06-2017

Kansas Senate passes bill blocking contracts with Israel boycotters

Kansas Senate passes bill blocking contracts with Israel boycotters

Companies that boycott Israel wouldn’t be able to do business with the state of Kansas under a bill approved by the Senate on Saturday.  House Bill 2409 prohibits state government from contracting with companies ...

Britain / 11-06-2017

Images released in relation to antisemitic arson attacks

Images released in relation to antisemitic arson attacks

Detectives have released images as part of their investigation into two arson attacks at restaurants in Prestwich.  Police in Bury have launched an investigation and detectives believe the attacks are linked, and are treating ...

Belgium / 08-06-2017

Belgian court upholds jail term for antisemitic comedian

Belgium’s top court Wednesday upheld a two-month jail term imposed on French comedian Dieudonne over racist and antisemitic remarks, Belga news agency said. Dieudonne M’Bala M’Bala, who has faced similar cases ...

United States / 08-06-2017

University panel orders student govt. reps to apologize for Passover BDS vote

University panel orders student govt. reps to apologize for Passover BDS vote

Student government representatives were ordered to apologize after they held meetings during Passover to discuss divestment from Israel.  The decision came from the Student Judiciary arm of the Associated Students of Madison, the university ...

Germany / 08-06-2017

German mayor cancels BDS events due to antisemitism

German mayor cancels BDS events due to antisemitism

Mayor Jürgen Krogmann of the northern German city of Oldenburg pulled the plug Wednesday on two events slated to call for boycott of the Jewish state.    The events were canceled because of concerns ...

Hungary / 07-06-2017

Hungarian court orders neo-Nazi's extradition to Germany

Hungarian court orders neo-Nazi's extradition to Germany

A Hungarian court on Tuesday ordered the extradition of a neo-Nazi who fled Germany to avoid a prison sentence for Holocaust denial and antisemitic incitement.  Horst Mahler was apprehended May 15 in the western ...

United States / 06-06-2017

Haley says US may leave UNHRC, warns against anti-Israel bias

Haley says US may leave UNHRC, warns against anti-Israel bias

The Trump administration gave formal notice on Tuesday that it is reviewing its participation in the U.N. Human Rights Council and called for reforming the body to eliminate its "chronic ...

United States / 06-06-2017

Jewish actor tweets ‘FU BDS’ following box office success of ‘Wonder Woman’ movie starring Israeli actress Gal Gadot

Jewish actor tweets ‘FU BDS’ following box office success of ‘Wonder Woman’ movie starring Israeli actress Gal Gadot

A Jewish actor who stars on the hit television series “Scandal” posted a defiant message to BDS supporters on Twitter on Sunday following a successful opening weekend for the “Wonder Woman” film. Joshua Malina, who plays ...

Britain / 05-06-2017

Kent police arrests two teenagers following outcry over failure to assist young Jewish family attacked by stone-throwers

Kent police arrests two teenagers following outcry over failure to assist young Jewish family attacked by stone-throwers

Kent Police has arrested two males aged 16 and 18 following an outcry over their failure to deploy officers when a young Jewish family enjoying the seaside at Minster beach on the Isle of ...

Israel / 02-06-2017

New online: A website dedicated to consolidating the fight against Israel’s delegitimization

New online: A website dedicated to consolidating the fight against Israel’s delegitimization

The website 4IL - a website whose name was coined by a pun that means "for Israel" is now available online and will enable millions of Israel's supporters worldwide to ...

03-06-2017

School year ends with BDS defeats on campus but more anti-Israel intimidation. Mainstreaming of BDS supporters as deans and administrators suggests challenges to come

School year ends with BDS defeats on campus but more anti-Israel intimidation. Mainstreaming of BDS supporters as deans and administrators suggests challenges to come

By Alex Joffe  The spring semester ended with several BDS resolutions being defeated in student governments, usually after many hours of debate. The ability of defeat BDS resolutions in open debates contrasts with ...

01-06-2017

EU parliament adopts new antisemitism definition

EU parliament adopts new antisemitism definition

The recent rise in antisemitism across the EU requires more and stronger action, the European Parliament said in a resolution adopted at its plenary session in Brussels. The resolution endorses the working definition ...

Sweden / 01-06-2017

Sweden launches program to fight holocaust denial and antisemitism

Sweden launches program to fight holocaust denial and antisemitism

With surveys showing “lots of Swedish Jews are afraid of showing their Jewishness,” Stockholm has stepped up efforts to teach about the Holocaust as a means of fighting against antisemitism, the director of ...

Ireland / 01-06-2017

Man jailed over threat to 'cut heads off Jews'

Man jailed over threat to 'cut heads off Jews'

A man who warned his French housemates that recent Isil terror attacks in France were "excellent" and that Jews should be beheaded was jailed for five years.  Dutch national Shmael Heirouche (40) appeared ...

Switzerland / 30-05-2017

Swiss court convicts man for ‘liking’ defamatory Facebook post

Swiss court convicts man for ‘liking’ defamatory Facebook post

A 45-year-old man in Zurich has been found by the courts to have defamed a man accused of being a racist and antisemite by liking a number of accusatory posts on Facebook. The offending ‘likes’ ...

Russia / 24-05-2017

A resident of Yekaterinburg sentenced to compulsory community service after being convicted of sharing a video with extremist content and drawing graffiti in an elevator

On Monday, May 22th, the court of Yekaterinburg convicted a 29-year-old local resident for sharing a video which contained extremist content as well as of drawing anti-Semitic graffiti in an ...

Romania / 28-05-2017

Romania pledges to apply antisemitism working definition

Romania is pledging to apply the antisemitism working definition that the member states of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) adopted by consensus at a plenary session hosted by Bucharest City in 2016 ...

United States / 28-05-2017

Nevada legislature passes anti-BDS bill

Nevada legislature passes anti-BDS bill

The Nevada Assembly unanimously passed legislation that would ban state government entities from doing business with companies that boycott Israel.  The Assembly passed the legislation (SB26) on Wednesday. It had passed the state Senate last month by ...

Britain / 25-05-2017

UK Jewish leaders demand infamous Holocaust denier David irving’s books be removed from University of Manchester

A coalition of the UK’s foremost Jewish leaders has demanded that Holocaust denier David Irving’s books be removed from “open access” at the University of Manchester’s main library.  A letter signed by the ...

France / 19-05-2017

Dieudonné convicted after appealing to the court

The Court of Appeal of Paris confirmed today the condemnation of the polemicist Dieudonné to pay a fine of 22,500 euros for incitement to racial hatred, notably because of remarks ...

Canada / 23-05-2017

Canadian university rejects Israel boycott

Canadian university rejects Israel boycott

A union at a university in British Columbia, Canada, has rejected a motion to boycott Israel.  On Sunday, the Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU) at Simon Fraser University announced the results of a referendum calling ...

Germany / 22-05-2017

Berlin social democratic party declares BDS antisemitic

Berlin social democratic party declares BDS antisemitic

Members of Berlin's Social Democratic Party (SPD) passed a resolution on Saturday in support of Israel, condemning the boycott,divestment,sanctions (BDS) campaign targeting the Jewish state.  The SPD's 17,500 member organization declared at their convention ...

United States / 19-05-2017

House passes bill that would enhance reporting on European antisemitism

House passes bill that would enhance reporting on European antisemitism

The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill that would add greater detail to State Department reporting on antisemitism in Europe.    The Combating European Antisemitism Act of 2017 passed Wednesday requires the ...

United States / 18-05-2017

All 50 governors sign anti-BDS statement

All 50 governors sign anti-BDS statement

Governors of all 50 states have signed a pledge to reject the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel.  Organized by the American Jewish Committee, the Governors United Against BDS statement declares that “the goals of the ...

Denmark / 17-05-2017

Danish teenager found guilty of planning to bomb schools

Danish teenager found guilty of planning to bomb schools

Natascha Kashef, a 17-year-old known as the Kundby Girl has been found guilty of terrorism charges after one of Denmark’s most high-profile court cases in recent years. The guilty verdict was passed at Holbæk ...

Hungary / 16-05-2017

Horst Mahler, German holocaust denier, is arrested in Hungary

Horst Mahler, German holocaust denier, is arrested in Hungary

An 81-year-old former Marxist urban guerrilla who became a far-right extremist and was sentenced to 10 years in prison for Holocaust denial was arrested in Hungary on Monday after illegally leaving Germany, officials ...

France / 14-05-2017

Macron’s party boots politician over tweets deemed antisemitic

Macron’s party boots politician over tweets deemed antisemitic

The party of France’s president-elect Emmanuel Macron withdrew from its parliamentary elections ticket a politician who made statements deemed antisemitic.  Christian Gerin, a journalist, was taken off the En Marche ticket Friday, a day ...

Britain / 14-05-2017

Soccer fans with antisemitic history charged for vulgar chant

Soccer fans with antisemitic history charged for vulgar chant

A group of fans of Chelsea Football Club (F.C.) were filmed singing an antisemitic chant before the team’s The Football Association Challenge Cup semi-final match in London against Tottenham Hotspur F.C. on April ...